Adding Polynomials: Examples & Concept


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Solve for the following equation:

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1. Solve for the following equation:

2. Solve for the following equation:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you understand what polynomials are and how to add them together in order to simplify long and complex formulas. Read on to learn how to add polynomials using the vertical and horizontal method.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the practice problems in the quiz to review the following:

  • How to identify coefficients, like terms, and exponents
  • Different methods of adding polynomials in order to write equations in standard form

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve polynomial practice problems.
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding coefficients, like terms, and standard form.
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to solve equations using the vertical and horizontal methods.

Additional Learning

Learn more about how to add polynomials. Review the accompanying lesson plan that covers the following objectives:

  • Understand what a polynomial is
  • Examine the real-world applications of adding polynomials
  • Learn the standard form of writing polynomials
  • Practice solving polynomial addition problems